Burning Man at the Renwick

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Even if you never make it out to the desert to experience Burning Man in your lifetime, you can see pieces of it elsewhere, such as in Washington, DC at the Renwick Art Museum. Without suffering from heat exhaustion!

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Temple of Poseidon at Sunset

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Temple of Poseidon at Sunset

52-Week Challenge, 2017
Week 38: 50mm

This is actually 51mm, but don’t tell anyone.

There is a story behind this image in that it almost didn’t come to pass. My travel companions and I ran into a couple of dishonest cabbies on the way to Sounion, Greece from Athens. To make a long story short, we ended up being deposited in the middle of nowhere to catch “the next bus.” Can you believe it, an honest Uber driver rescued us in the middle of nowhere and we arrived safely at our destination where we spent many happy hours. After sunset, we looked around for a way to get back to Athens, thinking we could find another Uber driver, but nope. Not even a cabbie in sight, honest or no. Asking questions will get you everywhere. Ten minutes later, we caught the last bus of the day back to Athens (located just around that corner there) and we happily (and quite cheaply) arrived back “home” safe and sound and with nice sunset photos.

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Thirsty

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Thirsty

52-Week Challenge, 2017
Week 39, Water

Because I’m still catching up with the 52-week challenge, I looked through my recent trip photos to find water shots. There were plenty of gorgeous scenes of the Greek and Sicilian coastlines, but…well yawn. This arrangement of an empty sparkling water bottle and two glasses empty but for a tablespoon of water at the bottom of one spoke to me more. The only thing I’m bothered about is the overbalance of blue on the left side. Maybe that’s because I just got finished working on photos for Week 37, which featured balance.

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